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Vein of Galen

Known as: Great Cerebral Vein of Galen, Vena magna cerebri, Galen Vein 
A blood vessel formed by the union of the two internal cerebral veins that drains the cerebrum and joins with the inferior sagittal sinus to form the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Lack of cerebral circulation is an important confirmatory test for brain death (BD). Conventional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE This study examined the validity of cerebral computed tomographic (CT) angiography in the diagnosis of brain death (BD… Expand
2004
2004
SummaryWe report two types of venous patterns associated with great cerebral vein (vein of Galen) absence or unavailability… Expand
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2003
2003
IntroductionVein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) are assumed to be related to the persistence of the embryonic median… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of spiral CT in the diagnosis of brain death. METHODS Spiral CT… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • S. Mullan
  • Journal of neurosurgery
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 20210069
Evidence is presented that dural fistulae are preceded by sinus thrombosis and that their danger lies in arterialized venous… Expand
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Review
1987
Review
1987
The angiographic and/or anatomic study of a series of 30 cases of Vein of Galen aneurysm (which is defined as an arterio-venous… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Seven neonates with arteriovenous malformation of the vein of Galen are described. Six presented with cyanotic heart failure. Two… Expand
1968
1968
Abstract A patient with complete thrombosis of a vein of Galen malformation is reported. The patient, an infant 5¾ months of age… Expand
1949
1949
ARTERIOVENOUS fistula (aneurysm) connecting the great cerebral vein (of Galen) and the circle of Willis is a congenital anomaly… Expand